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MPs bicker over climate report

BBC Science and nature - 9 hours 51 min ago
Despite dissent, MPs have endorsed the findings of a UN climate panel that says humans are the dominant cause of global warming.

Eggshells may act like 'sunblock'

BBC Science and nature - 15 hours 27 min ago
Birds' eggs show adaptations in pigment concentration and thickness to allow the right amount of sun for embryos, scientists say.

'Brain hub predicts negative events'

BBC Science and nature - 16 hours 4 min ago
Scientists have identified a part of the brain that may help us predict when things are about to go wrong and could play a part in depression.

VIDEO: Dolphin filmed in the River Severn

BBC Science and nature - Mon, 2014-07-28 20:46
Marine experts have said a dolphin spotted in the River Severn in Gloucestershire will make its own way back to the sea.

How faces drive first impressions

BBC Science and nature - Mon, 2014-07-28 20:23
UK scientists model the physical attributes that underpin our social judgements about strangers.

Beauty spots still at fracking 'risk'

BBC Science and nature - Mon, 2014-07-28 19:15
Government guidance that fracking licences can only be issued for beauty spots in "exceptional circumstances" receives a mixed response from campaigners.

Gecko sex satellite back in touch

BBC Science and nature - Mon, 2014-07-28 15:47
Fears recede over the fate of a Russian space satellite carrying gecko lizards as part of a sex experiment, after ground control restores contact.

Dinosaurs' extinction 'bad luck'

BBC Science and nature - Mon, 2014-07-28 05:21
Dinosaurs might have survived if the asteroid that wiped them out had hit the Earth a few million years later or earlier, a new study suggests.

California hit by raging wildfires

BBC Science and nature - Mon, 2014-07-28 04:30
Two fast-moving fires in California destroy 10 homes and force the evacuation of hundreds more, as a man dies in a lightning strike in Los Angeles.

Gecko sex satellite 'not responding'

BBC Science and nature - Fri, 2014-07-25 16:48
A Russian satellite containing geckos could plummet to earth if control is not regained, according to reports.

Mobile test illuminates risk taking

BBC Science and nature - Fri, 2014-07-25 12:09
Specially designed mobile games can help scientists answer important questions about cognition, a team finds.

Africa 'needs green revolution'

BBC Science and nature - Fri, 2014-07-25 02:20
Sub-Saharan Africa's agricultural sector needs to harvest the fruits of biotechnology in order to establish sustainable development, says a Chatham House report.

'Fluffy' dinosaurs were widespread

BBC Science and nature - Fri, 2014-07-25 02:19
A discovery of 150 million year old fossils in Siberia indicates that feathers were much more widespread among dinosaurs than previously thought.

Wildlife loss link to child slavery

BBC Science and nature - Fri, 2014-07-25 02:17
New research suggests that the global reduction in wildlife is connected to an increase in human trafficking and child slavery.
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